Leisure tips

Die Ammergauer Alpen - preisgekrönte Ferienregion für Sommer und Winter!

Das Ammertal mit seinen Bergen bietet eine Vielzahl von kulturellen und abenteuerlichen Highlights! Die einzigartige Natur lädt zum Wandern, Mountainbiken und Relaxen ein. Im Winter schwingen Sie locker die Pisten herunter oder fahren auf königlichen Spuren durch die Loipe.
Nicht umsonst werden die Ammergauer Alpen immer wieder zu einer der beliebtesten Ferienregionen gekürt.

Leisure activities at the Youth Hostel

  • 3 ping-pong tables
  • 2 billiard tables and table football in the basement (for a fee)
  • Disco and party room with professional music system
  • Hard football ground (free for everyone) and grass playing field (for a fee, for clubs only)
  • Basketball and volleyball court
  • Jogging track immediately by the Youth Hostel
  • Volleyballs, handballs, footballs, basketballs, badminton shuttles and racks etc. on loan
  • Sport centre with squash, tennis and badminton courts located directly next to the Youth Hostel!
  • Cross-country skis, sledges, snow shoes and shovels available at the Hostel.
  • Variety of board games on loan.

Leisure activities in the area

  • WellenBerg water park - with beach volleyball, slides, spa area etc.
  • Kolbensesselbahn chair lift and Laberbergbahn cable car - as much fun in summer as in winter!
  • Various mountain pastures and mountain huts with show cheese dairy for a refreshing break
  • Passion Plays and wood carving
  • Summer toboggan run and leisure museum at Steckenberg
  • Ettall Abbey and distillery
  • Germany's steepest free ride ski slope on Laber!
  • Family ski resorts on Kolben (directly behind the Youth Hostel), in Unterammergau and Bad Kohlgrub
  • Almost 150 km of cross-country ski tracks leading through the Ammertal valley - get on track immediately behind the Hostel!
  • Ice rink and curling sheet directly next to the Youth Hostel
  • New bike park and inline skate park by the Kolbensesselbahn chair lift
  • Horse cart rides through the Ammertal valley
  • Schliefmühlenklamm gorge and night skiing in Unterammergau
  • Reptile zoo at Oberammergau

Outings and excursions

  • Olympic site Garmisch-Partenkirchen with ski jump
  • Zugspitze and many other mountains between the Karwendel massif and Werdenfelser Land
  • Murnau, Mittenwald, Füssen and Innsbruck
  • Neuschwanstein Castle and Linderhof Palace, Schachen hunting lodge and Wieskirche chapel
  • Staffelsee and Starnberg Lake, Kochelsee and Ammersee lakes
  • Höllenklamm, Partnachklamm and Leutaschklamm gorges
  • Germany's biggest climbing parks in Farchant and Grainau
  • Glentleiten open air museum
  • Eibsee round tour and boat tours
  • Various climbing and rafting offers
  • Ski resorts around Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Mittenwald and in Austria
  • Countless mountain bike routes
  • Augsburg and Munich are within an hour's reach
  • Steingaden and Rottenbruch abbeys
  • Hohenschwangau castle on Forggensee lake
  • Königliche Kristalltherme (royal bath) in Schwangau and Alpamare water park in Bad Tölz
  • Reutte in Tyrol, Lermoos, Biberwier and Ehrwald
  • Mittenwald Violin Making Museum
  • Various local and regional museums
  • Walchensee Power Plant, open to the public; Buchheim Museum
  • Murnau Castle Museum and Münter House
  • Kuhflucht waterfalls in Farchant
  • Benediktbeuren, Lenggries and Sylvensteinspeicher reservoir
  • Olympic region around Seefeld, Jachenau, Krün and Wallgau

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